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MS score, Select airs of Handell's, by an unknown copyist

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9448

Scope and Contents

1 volume, MS score, 1730s, Select airs of Handell's (contemporary binding label), a selection of 25 arias from Tamerlano (1724), Rodelinda (1724), Poro (1731), Admeto (1726), Riccardo primo (1727), in a copyist's hand. Ownership inscription, 'Dss of Newcastle', i.e. Henrietta Pelham-Holles, Duchess of Newcastle (d.1776), wife of 1st Duke of Newcastle.


  • Creation: 1730-1740


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1 collection (paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 1997

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